[dawg-trot, dog-]
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verb (used without object), dog·trot·ted, dog·trot·ting.
  1. to go or move at a gentle trot or a dogtrot.

Origin of dogtrot

First recorded in 1655–65; dog + trot1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Related Words for dogtrot

dash, sprint, amble, lope, trot, pace, canter, dogtrot

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British Dictionary definitions for dogtrot


  1. a gently paced trot
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